A harrowing array of scarystories that all have one thing in common: each either begins or ends with a scream!R.L. Stinethe godfather of Goosebumpsand some of the most popular authors today bring an unrivaled mastery of all things fearsome, frightening, and fantabulous to this terrifying anthology of all-new scary short stories.Scream and Scream Again! is full of twists and turns, dark corners, and devilish revenge. Collected in conjunction with the Mystery Writers of America, this set includes works from New York Times bestselling authors telling tales of wicked ice-cream trucks, time-travelling heroes, witches and warlocks, and of course, haunted houses.Read it if you dare! With twenty never-before-published scary stories from some of the most popular authors todayincluding Chris Grabenstein, Wendy Corsi Staub, Heather Graham, Peter Lerangis, R.L. Stine, Bruce Hale, Emmy Laybourne, Steve Hockensmith, Lisa Morton, Ray Daniel, Beth Fantaskey, Phil Mathews, Carter Wilson, Doug Levin, Je...
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Scream and Scream Again! Reviews
A digital copy was provided by Edelweiss Plus in exchange for an honest review
If I read it when I was 10-13 years old, I'd probably be scared. But since I read it now, while it was a fun read, I barely felt anything. There are some stories that stood out to me, such as The Witch of Byron's Bayou and Area Code 666, but the rest felt okay to me. I still recommend it for middle grade readers though!
3.5 There were some good stories in this book but there were also several that were just... not too good. Overall, I enjoyed myself!
I got this as an ARC, so changes may have been made. Overall, pretty good. My only complaint would be that you could tell a few writers cheated a bit and did the required 'start with a scream or end with a scream' by adding a 'scream' at the start of a story they probably already had ready, and then did something I HATE-invalidated an opening premise the next sentence.
Nothing makes me skip a story faster, or a book for that matter, then an opening line that is followed by 'well that's not reall ...more
it was scary
Out of 20 stories there are like 5 that I loved. A lot of them were just meh. 3.5 stars
To be more precise this book was a 2.8 star read.
Growing up R.L. Stine's work got the lion's share when it came to my reading time. It's been over 20 years since I last read a Goosebumps but I've continued to look back on them and Stine with fondness and plans to eventually revisit.
Now having finished Scream and Scream Again I'm reconsidering those plans. Stine is only responsible for the first of the twenty tales but I found it to be a very weak start, only giving it 2 stars. The majority o ...more